My ” Madeleine de Proust” is made of Chocolate…

My “Madeleine” is called Pain au chocolat. Its melting chocolate, its crustiness, the delicacy of its feuilleté there is nothing above it. Our love story goes far beyond the mouthwatering experience and lasts far after the ultimate crumb. Tasting a pain au chocolat flies me back to kindergarden; The only way for my Mum to get me out of there would be to point at the bakery. … Continue reading My ” Madeleine de Proust” is made of Chocolate…

A (terribly shocking!) moment in time

I have been an expat for the last decade, half of it in Asia. I am quite used to the cultural differences between our continents. Or that’s what I naively thought, before visiting this little Korean supermarket by my home. The shock was immediate! Check what’s written on the Can. It is simply terrible. Not that the maker himself acknowledges that the beverage is “slightly acidic” ( … Continue reading A (terribly shocking!) moment in time

Seoul: let your toddlers be your guides!

Patches of gold, chestnut, red everywhere .. 25 degrees and a spotless blue sky. No humidity in the air.. Close your eyes, spread your arms to the perfect October breeze. You re not in heaven yet, only in Seoul 🙂 We had done the relaxing Girly part of the trip. Now, time to pull out the sleeves, wear the running shoes, and get the Cardio … Continue reading Seoul: let your toddlers be your guides!

Seoul in 3 days!!! The 10 spots on my bucket lists

In 72 little hours, we will have our first family trip as real tourists ! No family to visit, no one is working, we are all on ho-li-days for one full week! Our last décade of expatriation has taught us one thing : travel light ! We always end up giving away most of our « precious » stuff each time we are moving – when we come to realize that the … Continue reading Seoul in 3 days!!! The 10 spots on my bucket lists